Sunday, March 29th, 2009
Spokane bans name-brand dishwasher detergent. Spokane residents create black market in Cascade.
The Sun-Sentinel newspaper publishes a photo series of high school girls wrestling in a pool of chocolate syrup. Just be sure none of those pictures wind up on your cell phone.
Interesting study on poker as a game of skill.
Jack Shafer on the looming death of newspapers.
Longtime police brutality reporter faces felony charges for taking photographs after a police chase ended in two fatalities. The police say she crossed a yellow tape barrier. She was initially charged with five felonies that could have put her in prison for 20 years. She still faces two, and a judge who already seems to believe she’s guilty. The police, incidentally, erased all of the photographs on her camera.
Pittsburgh’s City Paper looks back on the unfortunate career of U.S. Attorney Mary Beth Buchanan.